Country name 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Singapore 4 3 3 3 3
Iceland 4 4 3 3 3
Sweden 4 4 4 4 4
Finland 4 4 4 4 4
Japan 4 4 4 4 4
Andorra 4 4 4 4 4
Luxembourg 5 4 4 4 4
Norway 5 5 4 4 4
Monaco 5 5 5 5 5
San Marino 5 5 5 4 4
Italy 5 5 5 5 4
Slovenia 5 5 5 5 4
France 5 5 5 5 5
Germany 5 5 5 5 5
Austria 5 5 5 5 5
Belgium 6 5 5 5 5
Denmark 6 5 5 5 5
Switzerland 6 6 5 5 5
Cyprus 6 6 5 5 5
Netherlands 6 6 6 6 5
Australia 6 6 6 6 6
Czech Republic 6 6 6 6 5
Portugal 7 6 6 5 5
Spain 6 6 6 6 6
Canada 6 6 6 6 6
United Kingdom 6 6 6 6 6
Israel 7 6 6 6 6
Korea, Rep. 6 7 6 6 6
Ireland 7 7 6 6 5
Greece 7 7 6 6 6
New Zealand 7 7 7 7 7
Malta 8 7 7 7 7
Croatia 8 8 7 7 7
Cuba 8 8 7 7 7
United States 8 8 8 8 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 9 8 8 8 8
Poland 9 8 8 8 8
Malaysia 9 9 9 8 8
Brunei Darussalam 9 9 9 9 9
Estonia 10 9 9 8 7
Hungary 11 10 9 9 8
Chile 10 10 10 9 9
United Arab Emirates 11 11 10 10 10
Lithuania 11 11 11 10 10
Slovak Republic 11 11 11 10 10
Qatar 12 12 11 11 10
Costa Rica 12 12 11 11 10
Serbia 12 12 11 10 9
Bahrain 12 12 12 11 11
Belarus 13 12 11 10 9
Kuwait 13 12 12 12 12
Montenegro 13 13 12 11 10
Antigua and Barbuda 15 14 14 13 12
Seychelles 14 14 14 14 14
Macedonia, FYR 15 15 14 14 14
Oman 16 15 14 13 13
Latvia 16 15 14 13 13
Dominica 15 15 15 15 16
Grenada 16 15 15 15 14
Sri Lanka 16 15 15 29 14
Bahamas, The 16 16 15 15 15
Uruguay 16 16 15 15 14
Mauritius 17 16 16 16 16
Ukraine 18 17 16 15 15
Barbados 17 17 17 17 17
Tonga 17 17 17 17 17
St. Kitts and Nevis 18 17 16 16 15
St. Lucia 18 17 17 17 17
Lebanon 19 18 16 15 14
Argentina 20 19 19 18 17
Bulgaria 20 19 18 17 16
Samoa 21 20 20 20 19
Venezuela, RB 21 20 20 19 19
Thailand 22 21 20 19 18
Russian Federation 22 21 19 18 17
Jamaica 21 21 20 20 20
Saudi Arabia 22 21 21 20 20
Syrian Arab Republic 22 21 21 20 19
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 22 22 22 22 22
Mexico 24 23 21 20 20
Belize 24 24 23 22 22
Albania 25 24 23 22 21
Colombia 24 24 23 22 22
Fiji 24 24 24 24 24
Panama 25 25 24 24 23
Romania 26 25 24 22 21
Palau 26 25 24 24 23
Moldova 28 25 23 21 20
Jordan 27 26 26 25 24
Libya 27 27 26 24 23
Armenia 29 27 26 25 23
Brazil 30 27 25 24 22
Tunisia 30 28 26 25 23
Vanuatu 28 28 28 28 28
West Bank and Gaza 29 28 28 27 26
Trinidad and Tobago 29 28 28 28 27
El Salvador 31 29 28 26 25
Cabo Verde 32 30 29 28 28
Iran, Islamic Rep. 33 31 29 27 26
Georgia 33 31 29 27 25
Vietnam 33 31 30 29 29
Paraguay 33 32 30 29 28
China 34 32 29 26 24
Ecuador 33 32 31 30 29
Suriname 33 32 31 30 29
Solomon Islands 33 33 33 33 33
Peru 36 33 31 29 27
Honduras 36 34 33 31 30
Maldives 39 34 30 29 23
Turkey 37 34 32 30 28
Nicaragua 38 36 35 33 32
Algeria 39 38 37 35 34
Philippines 39 38 37 37 36
Kazakhstan 41 39 37 35 33
Dominican Republic 40 39 38 38 37
Tuvalu 41 40 39 38 37
Marshall Islands 41 41 41 40 40
Egypt, Arab Rep. 44 41 39 37 36
Iraq 44 43 42 42 41
Kyrgyz Republic 46 44 43 41 39
Korea, Dem. People’s Rep. 52 45 39 35 33
Guyana 46 45 44 43 43
Morocco 48 46 44 42 40
Guatemala 49 47 45 43 41
Indonesia 50 48 45 49 41
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 53 52 50 49 47
Mongolia 58 54 50 47 43
Uzbekistan 61 60 58 56 54
Azerbaijan 69 64 59 55 52
Kiribati 69 67 66 65 65
Bhutan 75 71 66 62 59
Nepal 76 72 67 64 60
Bolivia 76 72 69 65 61
Namibia 76 76 75 74 72
Turkmenistan 79 77 75 72 70
Papua New Guinea 78 77 76 75 74
Myanmar 80 78 75 73 71
South Africa 77 78 78 77 75
Bangladesh 84 79 75 71 67
Botswana 82 80 78 76 69
Eritrea 85 80 77 73 70
Tajikistan 87 80 75 70 65
Sao Tome and Principe 85 82 78 74 70
Gabon 84 83 81 79 77
India 88 84 81 78 75
Yemen, Rep. 91 86 81 77 73
Cambodia 99 88 79 71 65
Ghana 97 94 91 89 87
Djibouti 98 96 94 91 89
Madagascar 103 97 92 86 81
Haiti 101 98 95 92 90
Timor-Leste 105 99 94 88 83
Kenya 104 100 95 91 86
Sudan 103 100 97 95 92
Comoros 101 101 100 99 98
Zimbabwe 106 105 104 103 102
Pakistan 110 108 105 103 101
Lao PDR 113 109 105 101 97
Gambia, The 115 110 106 102 98
Mauritania 113 113 112 111 110
Togo 118 114 111 108 105
Tanzania 123 115 107 99 92
Congo, Rep. 120 116 110 103 95
Lesotho 119 120 122 123 123
Senegal 128 121 113 104 96
Afghanistan 134 130 127 123 120
Ethiopia 139 132 125 117 109
Uganda 141 133 124 116 107
Swaziland 132 133 134 133 130
Benin 141 137 133 129 126
Cote d'Ivoire 143 140 136 133 129
Cameroon 146 140 135 130 125
Zambia 154 143 131 121 112
Burundi 148 143 138 133 127
Equatorial Guinea 148 144 140 135 131
Malawi 162 148 135 125 116
Congo, Dem. Rep. 157 152 148 143 138
Mozambique 163 155 147 140 134
Rwanda 170 155 139 124 111
Guinea 163 156 149 143 137
Liberia 170 158 146 135 125
South Sudan 173 164 155 147 139
Guinea-Bissau 172 165 159 153 146
Central African Republic 174 172 170 168 166
Somalia 174 174 174 174 174
Nigeria 181 176 170 164 158
Burkina Faso 182 178 173 166 158
Chad 187 185 182 179 177
Mali 211 202 192 182 172
Niger 218 207 196 184 173
Angola 214 212 209 207 204
Sierra Leone 230 224 217 211 204
Puerto Rico
Cayman Islands
Faroe Islands
French Polynesia
Liechtenstein
Macao SAR, China
Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Turks and Caicos Islands
Bermuda
New Caledonia
Curacao
St. Martin (French part)
Isle of Man
Aruba
Hong Kong SAR, China
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
Guam
American Samoa
Greenland
Northern Mariana Islands

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